|Anne Milgram: Why smart statistics are the key to fighting crime - TED.com|
When she became the attorney general of New Jersey in 2007, Anne Milgram quickly discovered a few startling facts: not only did her team not really know who they were putting in jail, but they had no way of understanding if their decisions were actually making the public safer. And so began her ongoing, inspirational quest to bring data analytics and statistical analysis to the US criminal justice system.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; crime; data; TED@BCG San Francisco; 2013
|Mikko Hypponen: Three types of online attack - TED.com|
Cybercrime expert Mikko Hypponen talks us through three types of online attack on our privacy and data -- and only two are considered crimes. "Do we blindly trust any future government? Because any right we give away, we give away for good."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxBrussels; TED; Talks; Internet; crime; data; politics; technology; 2011
|Shaka Senghor: Why your worst deeds don’t define you - TED.com|
In 1991, Shaka Senghor shot and killed a man. He was, he says, "a drug dealer with a quick temper and a semi-automatic pistol." Jailed for second degree murder, that could very well have been the end of the story. But it wasn't. Instead, it was the beginning of a years-long journey to redemption, one with humbling and sobering lessons for us all.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; crime; culture; prison; TED2014; 2014
|Afra Raymond: Three myths about corruption - TED.com|
Trinidad and Tobago amassed great wealth in the 1970s thanks to oil. But in 1982, a shocking fact was revealed -- that 2 out of every 3 dollars earmarked for development had been wasted or stolen. This has haunted Afra Raymond for 30 years. Shining a flashlight on a continued history of government corruption, Raymond gives us a reframing of financial crime. (Filmed at TEDxPortofSpain.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; corruption; crime; economics; government; TEDxPortofSpain; 2012
|Ethan Nadelmann: Why we need to end the War on Drugs - TED.com|
Is the War on Drugs doing more harm than good? In a bold talk, drug policy reformist Ethan Nadelmann makes an impassioned plea to end the "backward, heartless, disastrous" movement to stamp out the drug trade. He gives two big reasons we should focus on intelligent regulation instead.
Keywords: Tedtalks; TED; Talks; crime; global issues; policy; TEDGlobal 2014; 2014
|William Black: How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is) - TED.com|
William Black is a former bank regulator who’s seen firsthand how banking systems can be used to commit fraud — and how “liar's loans” and other tricky tactics led to the 2008 US banking crisis that threatened the international economy. In this engaging talk, Black, now an academic, reveals the best way to rob a bank — from the inside.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; business; crime; finance; law; TEDxUMKC; 2013
|Apollo Robbins: The art of misdirection - TED.com|
Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious demonstration, Robbins samples the buffet of the TEDGlobal 2013 audience, showing how the flaws in our perception make it possible to swipe a wallet and leave it on its owner’s shoulder while they remain clueless.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; crime; entertainment; TEDGlobal 2013; 2013
|Keren Elazari: Hackers: the Internet's immune system - TED.com|
The beauty of hackers, says cybersecurity expert Keren Elazari, is that they force us to evolve and improve. Yes, some hackers are bad guys, but many are working to fight government corruption and advocate for our rights. By exposing vulnerabilities, they push the Internet to become stronger and healthier, wielding their power to create a better world.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; activism; crime; hack; TED2014; 2014
|Dan Pacholke: How prisons can help inmates live meaningful lives - TED.com|
In the United States, the agencies that govern prisons are often called ‘Department of Corrections.’ And yet, their focus is on containing and controlling inmates. Dan Pacholke, Deputy Secretary for the Washington State Department of Corrections, shares a different vision: of prisons that provide humane living conditions as well as opportunities for meaningful work and learning.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; crime; culture; prison; TEDxMonroeCorrectionalComplex; 2014
|Misha Glenny: Hire the hackers! - TED.com|
Despite multibillion-dollar investments in cybersecurity, one of its root problems has been largely ignored: who are the people who write malicious code? Underworld investigator Misha Glenny profiles several convicted coders from around the world and reaches a startling conclusion.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2011; TED; Talks; Internet; computers; crime; global issues; technology; 2011
|Shaffi Mather: A new way to fight corruption - TED.com|
Shaffi Mather explains why he left his first career to become a social entrepreneur, providing life-saving transportation with his company 1298 for Ambulance. Now, he has a new idea and plans to begin a company to fight the booming business of corruption in public service, eliminating it one bribe at a time.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Asia; TED Fellows; crime; entrepreneur; potential; poverty; social change; society; TEDIndia 2009; 2009
|Damon Horowitz: Philosophy in prison - TED.com|
Damon Horowitz teaches philosophy through the Prison University Project, bringing college-level classes to inmates of San Quentin State Prison. In this powerful short talk, he tells the story of an encounter with right and wrong that quickly gets person
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2011; TED; Talks; crime; culture; education; global issues; philosophy; prison; 2011
|Emiliano Salinas: A civil response to violence - TED.com|
In this passionate talk that's already caused a sensation in Mexico, Emiliano Salinas, son of former president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, confronts the current climate of violence in Mexico -- or rather, how Mexican society responds to it. He calls on ordinary citizens to move from denial and fear to peaceful, community-based action. This is the first talk posted on TED.com that was delivered in a language other than English...
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; community; crime; global issues; peace; social change; tedx; violence; TEDxSanMigueldeAllende; 2010
|Jason McCue: Terrorism is a failed brand - TED.com|
In this gripping talk, lawyer Jason McCue urges for a new way to attack terrorism, to weaken its credibility with those who are buying the product -- the recruits. He shares stories of real cases where he and other activists used this approach to engage and create change.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; crime; global issues; law; marketing; violence; war; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012
|Nalini Nadkarni: Life science in prison - TED.com|
Nalini Nadkarni challenges our perspective on trees and prisons -- she says both can be more dynamic than we think. Through a partnership with the state of Washington, she brings science classes and conservation programs to inmates, with unexpected results.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; biosphere; crime; environment; nature; prison; social change; TED2010; 2010
|Ed Gavagan: A story about knots and surgeons - TED.com|
One day, Ed Gavagan was sitting on the subway, watching two young med students practicing their knots. And a powerful memory washed over him -- of one shocking moment that changed his life forever. An unforgettable story of crime, skill and gratitude.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; New York; crime; medicine; storytelling; violence; TEDMED 2012; 2012
|Emiliano Salinas: A civil response to violence - TED.com|
In this passionate talk from TEDxSanMigueldeAllende that's already caused a sensation in Mexico, Emiliano Salinas, son of former president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, confronts the current climate of violence in Mexico -- or rather, how Mexican society responds to it. He calls on ordinary citizens to move from denial and fear to peaceful, community-based action. This is the first talk posted on TED.com that was delivered in a language other than English...
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxSanMigueldeAllende; TED; Talks; community; crime; global issues; peace; social change; tedx; violence; 2011
|Mikko Hypponen: Fighting viruses, defending the net - TED.com|
It's been 25 years since the first PC virus (Brain A) hit the net, and what was once an annoyance has become a sophisticated tool for crime and espionage. Computer security expert Mikko Hyppönen tells us how we can stop these new viruses from threatening the internet as we know it.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2011; TED; Talks; Internet; computers; crime; global issues; technology; virus; 2011
|Scott Fraser: Why eyewitnesses get it wrong - TED.com|
Scott Fraser studies how humans remember crimes -- and bear witness to them. In this powerful talk, which focuses on a deadly shooting at sunset, he suggests that even close-up eyewitnesses to a crime can create "memories" they could not have seen. Why? Because the brain abhors a vacuum.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; crime; global issues; government; law; memory; mind; prison; science; TEDxUSC; 2012
|Kiran Bedi: A police chief with a difference - TED.com|
Kiran Bedi has a surprising resume. Before becoming Director General of the Indian Police Service, she managed one of the country's toughest prisons -- and used a new focus on prevention and education to turn it into a center of learning and meditation. She shares her thoughts on visionary leadership at TEDWomen.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDWomen; TED; Talks; crime; culture; education; global issues; politics; social change; 2010
|Daniel Reisel: The neuroscience of restorative justice - TED.com|
Daniel Reisel studies the brains of criminal psychopaths (and mice). And he asks a big question: Instead of warehousing these criminals, shouldn’t we be using what we know about the brain to help them rehabilitate? Put another way: If the brain can grow new neural pathways after an injury … could we help the brain re-grow morality?
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; brain; crime; culture; global issues; science; TED2013; 2013
|Anas Aremeyaw Anas: How I named, shamed and jailed - TED.com|
Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has broken dozens of stories of corruption and organized crime all over Ghana -- without ever revealing his identity. In this talk (in which his face remains hidden) Anas shows grisly footage from some of his investigations and demonstrates the importance of facing injustice.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; corruption; crime; global issues; journalism; TED2013; 2013
|Misha Glenny investigates global crime networks - TED.com|
Journalist Misha Glenny spent several years in a courageous investigation of organized crime networks worldwide, which have grown to an estimated 15% of the global economy. From the Russian mafia, to giant drug cartels, his sources include not just intelligence and law enforcement officials but criminal insiders.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2009; TED; Talks; adventure; crime; economics; global issues; writing; 2009
|Kimberley Motley: How I defend the rule of law - TED.com|
Every human deserves protection under their country’s laws — even when that law is forgotten or ignored. Sharing three cases from her international legal practice, Kimberley Motley, an American litigator practicing in Afghanistan and elsewhere, shows how a country’s own laws can bring both justice and “justness”: using the law for its intended purpose, to protect.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; crime; global issues; law; women; TEDGlobal 2014; 2014
|Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about an injustice - TED.com|
In an engaging and personal talk -- with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks -- human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America's justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a third of the country's black male population has been incarcerated at some point in their lives. These issues, which are wrapped up in America's unexamined history, are rarely talked about with this level of candor, insight and persuasiveness.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; crime; culture; global issues; law; TED2012; 2012
|Marc Goodman: A vision of crimes in the future - TED.com|
The world is becoming increasingly open, and that has implications both bright and dangerous. Marc Goodman paints a portrait of a grave future, in which technology's rapid development could allow crime to take a turn for the worse.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; biology; crime; future; global issues; law; open-source; security; technology; violence; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012
|Philip Zimbardo shows how people become monsters ... or heroes - TED.com|
Philip Zimbardo knows how easy it is for nice people to turn bad. In this talk, he shares insights and graphic unseen photos from the Abu Ghraib trials. Then he talks about the flip side: how easy it is to be a hero, and how we can rise to the challenge.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; children; crime; culture; education; evil; global issues; heroism; peace; prison; psychology; war; TED2008; 2008